News & Events

News

Violent Offender Orders – their underuse and the potential consequences of their underuse

Max Melsa was instructed to represent Bedfordshire Police as an Interested Party in the Inquest of Harper Denton and comments upon the role of Violent Offender Orders

If you have never come across Violent Offender Orders (‘VOOs’), then you can be forgiven….

Wayne Couzens’ whole life order upheld by the Court of Appeal.

Tom Little QC appeared for the Attorney General, the Solicitor General and the Crown Prosecution Service in all four unrelated cases involving five notorious offenders including Wayne Couzens. The applications were heard by a five judge constitution of the Court of Appeal…

Thom Dyke elected Barrister Governing Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

We are delighted to announce that Thom Dyke has been elected a Barrister Governing Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. Benchers are senior members of the Inn responsible for the Inn’s governance and education and training activities.

Eleanor Mawrey has been elected a Master of the Bench by Gray’s Inn

Eleanor Mawrey has been elected a Master of the Bench by Gray’s Inn. Benchers are senior members of the Inn responsible for the Inn’s governance and education and training activities.

Legal 500 Bar Awards – Shortlisted

Chambers is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in 5 categories at the Legal 500 Bar Awards. Chambers, Members of Chambers, and our Director of Clerking have all received nominations.

Categories:

Personal injury set of the year
Personal injury junior…

The Estate of Brian McAlister (by Angela Suttle, executrix) v. J D Wetherspoon Plc (2022)

Johnathan Payne has been engaged to represent J D Wetherspoon PLC in a claim brought against them by the family of a man who unfortunately sustained serious injury in the Queen of Iceni in Norwich. The case has been extensively reported in…

RH v. (1) Optimum Technical Services (2) SP Power Systems (2022)

Johnathan Payne successfully defended Optimum Technical Services following a 5-day trial on liability in Liverpool County Court.  The claim was heard by William Waldron QC. 

RH brought a claim against his employer (Optimum) and SP Power Systems (the electrical statutory provider) in…

Members of 9 Gough Chambers deliver a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar

On 23rd of June, Members of 9 Gough Chambers held a successful hybrid Personal Injury Summer Seminar.

The topics that were discussed during this seminar were:

– Capacity to litigate: traps, tips and tricks…

Edward Lamb secures a maximum award under the 2008 Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme for an injured appellant

DJ v. CICA (First Tier Tribunal), 15 June 2022

Appearing in the First Tier Tribunal on appeal of a decision of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, Edward Lamb secured the maximum award of £500,000 for a catastrophically injured appellant.

The…

Jennifer Newcomb, instructed by the Serious Fraud Office, alongside Nichola Higgins and led by Amanda Pinto QC, secures convictions of two former Directors of £37m ‘ethical’ green investment schemes

Yesterday jurors unanimously convicted 2 Defendants of conspiracies to defraud 2,000 investors and pensioners in three separate forestry investment schemes, as well as misconduct in the course of winding up a company. The convictions came at the conclusion of a three-month trial…

Portfolio Builder

Select the practice areas that you would like to download or add to the portfolio

Download    Add to portfolio   
Portfolio
Title Type CV Email

Remove All

Download


Click here to share this shortlist.
(It will expire after 30 days.)